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Table 11. Gonorrhea —Reported cases and rates by state/area, ranked by rates: United States, 2005

Rank* State/Area Cases Rate per 100,000 Population
1 Mississippi 7,171 247.0
2 Louisiana 9,572 212.0
3 Alabama 9,406 207.6
4 South Carolina 8,561 203.9
5 Ohio 20,985 183.1
6 Georgia 15,860 179.6
7 North Carolina 15,072 176.5
8 Michigan 17,684 174.9
9 Missouri 9,455 164.3
10 Arkansas 4,476 162.6
11 Illinois 20,019 157.5
12 Oklahoma 5,228 148.4
13 Tennessee 8,605 145.8
14 Indiana 8,094 129.8
15 Maryland 7,035 126.6
16 Nevada 2,880 123.4
17 Florida 20,225 116.3
18 Texas 26,110 116.1
  U.S. TOTAL 339,593 115.6
19 Virginia 8,346 111.9
20 Delaware 913 110.0
21 Wisconsin 5,869 106.5
22 California 34,338 95.7
23 Kansas 2,605 95.2
24 New York 17,717 92.1
25 Alaska 600 91.5
26 Pennsylvania 11,222 90.5
27 Arizona 4,951 86.2
28 New Mexico 1,552 81.5
29 Hawaii 1,024 81.1
30 Connecticut 2,750 78.5
31 Kentucky 2,935 70.8
32 Colorado 3,224 70.1
33 Minnesota 3,482 68.3
34 Nebraska 1,158 66.3
35 New Jersey 5,722 65.8
36 Washington 3,739 60.3
37 Iowa 1,606 54.4
38 South Dakota 351 45.5
39 Oregon 1,562 43.5
40 West Virginia 770 42.4
41 Rhode Island 438 40.5
42 Massachusetts 2,537 39.5
43 Utah 727 30.4
44 North Dakota 128 20.2
  YEAR 2010 TARGET   19.0
45 Wyoming 87 17.2
46 Montana 158 17.0
47 New Hampshire 177 13.6
48 Maine 142 10.8
49 Vermont 60 9.7
50 Idaho 119 8.5

*States were ranked in descending order by rate, number of cases, and alphabetically by state.

Total includes cases reported by Washington, D.C., but excludes outlying areas (Guam with 106 cases and rate of 63.8, Puerto Rico with 328 cases and rate of 8.4, and Virgin Islands with 30 cases and rate of 27.6).

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